About Our Practice

the team at Kahana Oculoplastic & Orbital Surgery

Our History

Kahana Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgery was established at the end of 2021 by Dr. Kahana after 15+ years in practice in Southeast Michigan. The providers and staff aim to provide exceptional medical and surgical care to patients with disorders of the eyelids, orbit, and the lacrimal system.

Locations We Serve

Patients travel out of state for Dr. Kahana’s expertise in TED and BPES. We service the Metro-Detroit region and greater Ann Arbor area. Find a location near you.

What Sets Us Apart

Nationally and internationally renowned for scientific research and innovative surgical techniques, Dr. Kahana and his team have the type of experience that would typically be associated with a major academic medical center, but with the accessibility and personal touch that you’d expect from a high-end private practice.

Our mission at Kahana Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgery is to help patients look better, see better, and feel better. We aim to treat every patient as if they were a member of our own family. We treat our patients with respect and dignity, we listen, and we care. We also partner with a variety of clinical trials to assist patients with treatment options for their thyroid eye disease.

Kahana Oculoplastic & Orbital Surgery front desk

Issues We Address

Cosmetic Procedures

  • Upper Eyelid Blepharoplasty
  • Lower Eyelid Blepharoplasty
  • Asian Eyelid Surgery
  • Bitemporal Brow Lift
  • Forehead Lift
  • Facelift
  • CO2 Laser Resurfacing
  • Botox
  • iLux and BlephEx

Functional and Reconstructive

  • Droopy Eyelid and Brow
  • Eyelid Malpositions
  • Eyelid Lesions and Cancers
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Facial Palsy
  • Cornea and Ocular Surface Disease
  • Orbital Diseases and Disorders
  • Dry Eyes and Blepharitis

Thyroid Eye Disease

  • What is Thyroid Eye Disease
  • Diet and Inflammation
  • Non-Surgical Management
  • Surgical Management

Pediatric Oculoplastic Services

  • Blepharophimosis Syndrome
  • Congenital Ptosis
  • Epiblepharon
  • Tearing Eyes

Publications

Dr. Kahana has authored over 80 peer-reviewed publications, multiple book chapters and reviews, and has given over 100 lectures internationally, including several endowed lectures and visiting professorships. View Dr. Kahana’s publication list.

Dr. Spadaro has authored numerous original papers in various peer-reviewed journals, including Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (OPRS) and Orbit, as well as a book chapter on Thyroid Eye Disease for International Ophthalmology Clinics. She has presented at several meetings, including the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS) annual meeting.

Dr. Alon Kahana and Dr. Spadaro conducting an eye exam
Kahana Oculoplastic & Orbital Surgery exam room

Awards

Dr. Kahana’s research has been awarded grants from the National Eye Institute of the National Institutes of Health, as well as philanthropic organizations and industry. Dr. Kahana was awarded career development and physician awards from Research to Prevent Blindness and has run a major prospective clinical trial on the treatment of advanced orbital and periocular basal cell carcinoma. Dr. Kahana is also a noted educator, and has won resident teaching awards at both the University of Michigan and the University of Wisconsin.

Don’t Hesitate to Reach Out

“Because you never have a second chance to do it right the first time.”
– Dr. Alon Kahana

Dr. Spadaro, Sara Turner, PA-C, Dr. Kahana, the Providers at Kahana Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgery
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